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chili powder (spanish blend)
dried minced onion
"restaurant style" corn tortilla chips
cheddar cheese, shredded
monterey jack cheese, shredded
red jalapeno or green pepper
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Brown the beef in a skillet over medium heat.
Use a spatula or fork to crumble the beef into small pieces as it cooks.
Add the chili powder, salt, dried onion, paprika, and water.
Simmer over medium/low heat for 10 minutes.
Heat the refried beans in a small sauce pan over low heat or in the microwave for about 2 minutes.
Mix the two cheeses together in a small bowl.
Arrange the tortilla chips on a baking sheet or an oven safe plate.
Spread about a tablespoon of refried beans on each chip.
Sprinkle in a couple of tablespoons of spiced beef onto the beans on each chip press down on the beef to make a flat surface for the cheese.
Carefully pile a small handful of cheese on each chip.
Sprinkle a pinch of the diced onion over the cheese.
Place a slice of jalapeno on top of the onion.
Bakes the chips for 8 to 10 minutes or until the cheese has melted.
Serve with your choice of sour cream guacamole and salsa on the side.